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'''The Poetry Foundation''' is a Chicago-based American foundation created to promote poetry in the wider culture. It was formed from ''Poetry (magazine)|Poetry'' magazine, which it continues to publish, with a 2003 gift of $200 million from philanthropist Ruth Lilly. According to the foundation's Web site, it is "committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience." In partial furtherance of this objective, the Foundation runs a blog called ''Harriet'' [http://poetryfoundation.org/harriet/]. Poets who have blogged at ''Harriet'' on behalf of The Poetry Foundation include Ange Mlinko, Christian Bök, Stephen Burt, and Rigoberto González. In addition, the Foundation provides several awards for poets and poetry. It also hosts seminars, readings, exhibitions, and a poetry library. The Poetry...
Founder| type = Independent literary organization
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Founded date{{Start date|2003|January|1}}
Location61 W. Superior St. Chicago
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Origins| key_people = Henry S. Bienen, President
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ServicesPublication; Conferences; Library
Focus| mission = "To raise poetry to a more visible and influential position in American culture"
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texts
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American poetry
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Amerikaans
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Engels
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Poetry
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Oral interpretation of poetry
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Poetry Out Loud (Contest)
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Collection
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American Libraries
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The Boston Library Consortium
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University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
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China Books
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LaBombarde Favorites
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macheide Favorites
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national endowment for the arts
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monroe, harriet, 1860-1936, ed
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stone, dan
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English
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